Dilip Simeon is former professor of history at Ramjas College, University of Delhi. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Sussex, Princeton University, Leiden University, and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, among other institutions.
He is a civil society activist with particular interest in conflict and post-conflict settings in South Asia.
Dilip is a member of the executive body of the Association of Indian Labour Historians. From 1984 till 1992, he participated in a campaign for communal harmony and justice for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh carnage through a citizen’s organisation named the Sampradayikta Virodhi Andolan. From 1998 till 2003, Dilip worked on a conflict-mitigation project with Oxfam. He is the author of Revolution Highway (2010).
He received a PhD from the University of Delhi.
Courses Taught – Totalitarian Century?; The Ideology Seminar
Areas of Interest – Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting in South Asia